Blackie

One after­noon, when we returned home, we found we had a new mem­ber in the Adams house­hold. A fur­ry black pup­py with bright eyes met us at the door and wagged his tail so hard it near­ly pulled him off his feet. We named him Black­ie. It was love at first sight...

North East, Maryland

Over the years, peo­ple always asked what was my favorite place of all the towns, vil­lages, bases and bar­racks I’d lived in. My favorite place was the very next place we found our­selves in. That would be North East Mary­land, a quaint and love­ly lit­tle town at...